With the Liverpool fans in the Transfer Tavern embarrassed about the Virgil van Dijk saga, our resident Reds are eager to put that behind them as quick as possible.
So, with a deal for the Dutchman seemingly completely off the cards now, reports from the Daily Mirror have at least given our local Kopites a reason to smile.
They claim the Anfield titans are considering a massive double swoop for TWO wingers this summer. Despite recent reports suggesting Roma were pricing themselves out of a deal to bring Mo Salah to Merseyside, the Mirror claims the club are weighing up moves for both the Egyptian and another.
Indeed, Jurgen Klopp is not yet thought to have given up on the former Chelsea man, despite the fact he’s believed to be in preliminary talks with Sporting Lisbon over a potential move for Gelson Martins.
The Portuguese international has recently been touted as an alternative target for Liverpool, much to the delight of the fans here in our bar.
Having seen the impact Sadio Mane had on Liverpool upon his arrival at the club last summer, many of our locals propping up the bar hope more attackers in a similar vein arrive.